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Ravensnest and Attached Farm Buildings ravensnest and the Beeches

A Grade II Listed Building in Ashover, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.1511 / 53°9'3"N

Longitude: -1.4822 / 1°28'56"W

OS Eastings: 434723

OS Northings: 361675

OS Grid: SK347616

Mapcode National: GBR 6B4.J2K

Mapcode Global: WHDFV.62F4

Entry Name: Ravensnest and Attached Farm Buildings ravensnest and the Beeches

Listing Date: 30 August 1995

Last Amended: 13 December 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1260578

English Heritage Legacy ID: 393453

Location: Ashover, North East Derbyshire, Derbyshire, S45

County: Derbyshire

District: North East Derbyshire

Civil Parish: Ashover

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Ashover All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

1264-0/7/44 (West side (off))
Ravensnest and attached farm
Marked on Ordnance Survey map as Ravensnest Farm.
House and farm buildings. House late C17 with late C18 and mid
C20 alterations. Coursed squared sandstone with slate roof.
Chimneys on ridge of main range and at junction with
cross-wing. T-plan. North facade has cross-wing at left of 2
storeys plus attic and one bay. Its windows are of 2 lights
separated by mullions and have architraves and moulded
cornices. The sill of the ground-floor window has been
lowered. At the apex of the roof there is a cornice above an
illegible inscribed plaque. Straight joints in the stonework
of the main range to the right suggest that it may originally
have been of one storey with attic dormers. The bay to the
left of the doorway has 2-light mullioned windows with
architraves (the ground-floor sill lowered). To the right of
the door, which has a quoined surround, there is a glazing bar
sash window set within the surround of a blocked mullioned
window, with a second blocked mullioned window to the right.
On the lst floor there are 2 casement windows with stone
surrounds. At the far right, built partly into the slope of
the ground and showing evidence of alteration, is a further
bay which has a window with plain reveals on the ground floor
and one with a stone surround on the 1st floor. The left-hand
(east) wall of the cross-wing has 2 bays which have 2-light
mullioned windows with architraves. Between them is a 3rd bay,
inserted c1950 in a similar style, with a lst-floor window and
ground-floor doorway. The rear wall of the cross-wing has
similar 2-light windows lighting a stair. The south wall of
the main range has irregular fenestration and includes a
window set within a C17 moulded door surround with triangular
head. On the 1st floor there is a plaque inscribed: 'I ? GR
To the south is a courtyard enclosed on the north by the house
and on the other 3 sides by stables, cow-houses, and other
farm buildings, attached to the house and continuous except
for an entrance on the west side. The eastern range has a
stone slate roof and is of a single storey, with 3 doorways
with stone surrounds, and 2 windows between the 2 right-hand
doorways. At the left the building is lower where it abuts the
house and has a window with a doorway to its right. The south
range is also of a single storey and has a roof of slate or
artificial slate, a doorway with quoined surround which has
windows to left and right, and 2 doorways with stone surrounds
further right. The west range is taller and has a roof of
slate and concrete tile. On the ground floor there are 6
windows, with a doorway to the right of the 2nd window. On the
1st floor there are 2 pitching holes. A lower part to the
right has 2 windows, and a doorway with a lintel inscribed 'I
- 79 I'. Also on the west side of the courtyard, adjoining the
house, is a 2-storey building with coped gable which includes
a doorway in its east wall.

Listing NGR: SK3472361675

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